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Mar 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
a memory. we do not know how that works. a lot of this will be technology development. a lot of it will be nano- technology. we want to look at london's of thousands of brain cells at the same time to understand -- look at hundreds of thousands of plant cells at the same time. we do not have a scientific plan about milestones. it is getting to be an exciting moment to put something together that we cannot have thought of. nih director on c-span plus some "q & a." ofyou have been out commission since 2006. the chairman has been on since 2009. will we expect some turnover with the commission? >> we all have staggered terms. the past years have flown by quickly. we will see. i get asked this question every couple years. i am thinking about it, but we will see. i have thought about this several times, what comes after the commission. as a limited government position, we should not stay in these positions forever. i love my job. we have a lot of imported work to do. there weret week, resignations announced from the fcc. we spoke with a commissioner before his announcement. hear it
Mar 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
it in the easy areas, which is a double fence with sensors, utilizing the technology that we is brokenow when it and when it comes through. we have areas in arizona right -- where the border patrol so they can come across because they keep cutting defense. it is not a big fence. .t is a barbed wire fence they mitigate so they can walk through. >> so the fence isn't working, your solution is to build another fence? >> no, you have to see this in perspective. if you look at the fence we put up, it is effective. they can't put things up against it. when it is monitored, it slows. if you look in the san diego border area, we control that. where we have good fencing and good monitoring, we don't have much coming across. we just have not done everywhere else. hard., it is too no, we have to prioritize assets to control the border. intelligence on both sides of the border, in terms of what is going on. prongedtilizing a multi- approach. the point is, we can control our border. we have chosen not to yet. >> "washington journal" continues. here tonger gibson is talk about congress of winning a governm
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
i am able to move my hand or to lay down a memory. we don't know how that works. with technology yet to be invented, so a lot of this is going to be technology invented or nano technology. but we need to be able to record hundreds of thousands of brain cells at the same time and be able to understand how it works. that's brain mas analysis that's at work. we don't really have work yet for milestones and that but it's getting to be a very exciting moment to put together thooth was never thought of. >> dr. francis collins on "q&a." "washington journal" continues. host: and we're back with steve pearce. you were the feature of a front page article. one g.o.p. lawmaker shows how to woo latino voters. what's your attraction? guest: well, we go into areas typically republicans have not gone. we have some communities that are 85% hispanic. he lulac guys and so it's just many doing my job, frankly. host: with the headline after the r.n.c. put out their report post port you mean the hispanic vote key for republicans to win the election and in this report it said republicans need to vote for o
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
. leading up to it, they used certain technology, welcome to , saddamtruction hussein. ira member during that time, if i see the word saddam hussein one more time, it was like a steady drumbeat of information that the government put out. the media -- you know, the media was just basically going along with it. i mean, it was like the slogans the used, we must support troops. it just went on and on and on. they actually walked into that war. -- those articles you just mentioned from the wall street journal, a lot of people don't understand, the wall street journal is owned by the same company that owns fox news. they are just -- that is what i am saying. the media has just rolled over. they rolled over during the buildup to the iraq war. as far as any real, strong media in this country -- it used to be -- [indiscernible] longer there. it was amazing. host: another moment from the iraq war, when it was announced on march 19, 2003, president bush from the white house that evening. [video clip] at this hour, american and coalition forces to disarm iraq, to free its people and to free the worl
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
visas. the stem issue is for science, technology, engineering or map, which again, there is definitely a labor shortage there. there is an effort to actually in -- separate legislation specifically of those industries to get a number of visas students andbring foreign nationals to be able to fill those jobs. now, the white house proposal in itsd stemmed -- stem proposal that was leaked, as well as included the ability for individual studying in those industries at an american university, that when they graduate they would able to stay in the united states with a green card to be the to pursue and build jobs. pennsylvania on the republican line. caller: yes, good morning. my family --trace my family first came here in 1650, okay? what i want to talk about is, illegal immigrants have children and they go to the constitution, which makes them american citizens. however, if you go to the library of congress and of up our immigration laws, they are not automatically citizens. you have to go through the law books. they had problems with that because they did not want to people from england a
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
vative technologies to improve the world we live in. mr. holt: this past october hurricane sandy hit the mid-atlantic, including my home of new jersey. it was one of the most costly storms in history. society will bear the costs of climate change. society is bearing the cost of climate change. the debt was racked up as we recklessly burned fossil fuels over a century, filling the atmosphere with excess co-2. now the debts are coming due as wildfires, drought, superfloods, a costly debt in lives and dollars. we would be wise to invest in more resilient infrastructure, n sustainible nonfossil energy sources. we as a country should rise to the challenge. the united states is not a poor impoverished nation, we are just acting like one. we should be investing as if we believe there is a future for us. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? mr. olson: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman i
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